UDON ENTERTAINMENT PRESS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
THE WORLD WARRIORS GET BACK TO THEIR ROOTS WITH STREET FIGHTER™ GAIDEN
UDON to release Street Fighter™ Gaiden manga series
Toronto, ON – Oct 28, 2010 – It’s time for more fast-flying Hadokens, jaw-breaking Cannon Spikes, and earth-shattering Sonic Booms as the gang at UDON brings you another never-before-translated STREET FIGHTER™ manga series straight from Japan! This November UDON returns to the most classic of all fighting game eras with STREET FIGHTER GAIDEN, a 2-volume manga series featuring the classic cast of Street Fighter(R) II!
Written and drawn by Mami Itou (Darkstalkers/Red Earth, ROBOT, Pilgrim Jäger), Street Fighter Gaiden spotlights the World Warriors’ adventures outside the tournament scene. The series is made up of short stories each devoted to a classic Street Fighter character. Fan-favorites like Ryu, Ken, Chun-li, and Guile each get their due, as do many other skilled fighters. Cammy teams up with Delta Red against the narcisitic Vega, T. Hawk has a desert showdown with Balrog, Fei-Long teaches everyone what it truly means to be a martial artist, and Ryu & Ken face off together against their deadliest rival – Akuma!
Street Fighter Gaiden Vol.1 goes on sales at comic shops and book stores everywhere November 24, 2010. Street Fighter Gaiden Vol.2 will follow in January 2011.
STREET FIGHTER GAIDEN Vol.1 -ISBN: 978-1926778112
-Diamond code #SEP101152
STREET FIGHTER GAIDEN Vol.2 -ISBN: 978-1926778150
-Diamond code #NOV101054
Link to cover and preview art: http://www.udonentertainment.com/blog/?p=2124
Related books available now:
STREET FIGHTER ALPHA Vol.1 -ISBN: 978-1897376508
STREET FIGHTER III: RYU FINAL Vol.1 – ISBN: 978-1897376553
STREET FIGHTER II: THE MANGA Vol.1 -ISBN: 978-0978138615
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UDON Entertainment is a Canada-based publisher of original comic books, graphic novels, and art books. UDON’s best-known projects are those based on popular video game franchises such as Street Fighter®, Darkstalkers®, Okami®, Resident Evil® and Mega Man®. The publisher’s ever-growing library also includes English editions of several Japanese Manga and Korean Manhwa titles, the anthology art book series APPLE, and the Manga for Kids line for children ages 7-12.
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